Aim of establishment and function
The aim that led to the establishment of the Sport Museum was to impress the athletic history of the country and to cover the absence that appeared to be in Greece. At the same time, basic intention was to create a vivid place, where the museum information will motivate the public to participate and will proceed the healthy aspects of athletism.
Specifically, aim of the Sport Museum is the conservation of sport heritage and the promotion of the cultural side of sport, missions that are accomplished in actual fact through permanent or temporary exhibitions, main feature of which is the information and communication with the public of Thessaloniki but also the wider area.
Fulfilling of the missions
Public response is accomplished with the approach of two basic population groups, students and the citizens. As far as the education section is concerned, the approach is based on modern museologic educational programs, which follow the exhibition tour, that adjust according to each educational level. For the visitors, parallel to producing exhibitions, approach is upheld also through organizing athletic events and publishing books and the newsletter.